Dr. Hanson attended Case Western Reserve University where she completed both medical school and a master’s degree program in Medical Anthropology. After a one-year internship in Internal Medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center through Case Western Reserve University, she completed a joint residency program in psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital through Harvard Medical School. She is presently in the process of completing an MBA through the Isenberg School of Business at the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Hanson has worked in medical leadership over the past 10 years striving to better serve both the patients and the providers of mental health care. She has been on the Board of Directors of the National Alliance for Mental Health and has worked to partner with the community through acute care programs and police training on mental illness. Outside of work you will find her with her family and friends enjoying the beautiful outdoors on Cape Cod, MA.